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Kids crafts are fun and exciting and are a great way to spend time with your children. Even more so if you are passionate about the craft project you are working on. I am going to tell you how to keep your child’s interest and pick a craft project they will enjoy and learn something from.

Crafts can be a blast, but if you are not feeling the passion for what you are doing, then neither will your children. So one of the things you should do is come up with craft project you want to do before ever talking to your children about it. For example, maybe you want to do something like making a family tree poster.

Remember, if this is something you are not interested in, then the kids will not enjoy it either. There is a reason that I did not choose to just craft something. The reason behind choosing a specific project is because I want the kids to learn something as well, so make sure you take the time to figure out what it is that you want to create. A good way to do that might be to just look around your house. See if there is something missing from your wall or if there is a bare spot just begging to be filled. If so, is it something that you can turn into a teaching and learning project for the kids? If so then here are a few steps to take to get it all set up:

  1. Think about the lay out of the project.

  2. Make sure its colorful if that applies.

  3. Make sure you have all the supplies you may need.

  4. Make a small test project for yourself and write down what you did.

  5. Make a direction booklet for the kids.

  6. Go back to step 3 and make sure you have all the supplies needed for you and your kids on a grander scale now.

  7. Present the project to the kids in a fun manner (that’s another article!)

  8. Have fun with your kids.

Most people think crafting is great but some do not. I find this is even more true with kids and I feel that the presentation is very important. If a child is told, “You have to do this!” then it is not fun. Believe it or not, children like structure and direction. So, if you have followed the plan up above, then I feel you can have a great project with the kids and get them to learn something. The last thing I want to close with is to just remember to breathe and have fun!


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